The White House warned that if the borrowing limit isn’t extended, that could send “shock waves through global financial markets and would likely cause credit markets worldwide to freeze up and stock markets to plunge.”
President Joe Biden received his COVID-19 booster shot on Monday, days after federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans age 65 or older and approved them for others with preexisting medical conditions and high-risk work environments.
The proposed rule attempts to satisfy concerns of a federal judge in Houston who ruled in July that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was illegal. It takes on heightened importance as prospects for legislation have dimmed.
The education provisions in Biden’s “Build Back Better” proposal would serve as a bedrock for schooling opportunities for countless Americans and test the nation’s willingness to expand federal programs in far-reaching ways.
The Washington Post first reported that Mullin had asked the U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan to help him enter Afghanistan and that Mullin reportedly threatened the U.S. ambassador to Tajikistan when they didn’t help him.
The measure’s introduction marks the start of a long trek through Congress of legislation that Democrats hope will result in a progressive reshaping of government. To succeed, they’ll have to overcome likely unanimous Republican opposition.
Overall, the infrastructure bill calls for billions in new spending above projected federal levels to create a nearly $1 trillion package, in what could be one of the more substantial investments in years.